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Treatment Finder App Privacy Statement

This privacy statement governs your use of the vital Treatment Finder mobile (“Application”) created by the vital project. The Application provides users with immediate access to information to assist with finding treatment in Alabama for substance use, mental health and crisis centers. Features include a built-in GPS to locate the user and provide the most relevant information for treatment.

Information Collection and Use

What information does the Application obtain and how is it used?

User Provided Information – The Application does not collect or store user information.

The Application does not require the user input any information upon download or during usage. Automatically Collected Information – The Application may collect certain information automatically, such as a unique randomly generated anonymous user ID, the app version and updates, location data when using the application, and information about the way you use the Application. Information that is automatically collected is anonymous.

Types of Data Collected from Third Parties


We may use third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Application, to provide the Application on our behalf, to perform Application-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Application is used.

    • The Apple IOS store and Google Play Store allow our application to be distributed through third parties. These mobile stores collect data regarding phone manufacturer and device model, installation and uninstallation dates, and application crashes.

Usage Data

When you access the Application with a mobile device, this Usage Data may include information such as your mobile device unique ID, device fine-grained location using GPS and WiFi, search queries within the application, and information regarding which facilities are being viewed.

Use of Data

The University of Alabama uses the collected data for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain the Application
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Application when you choose to do so
  • To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Application and the access to services in high areas of need
  • To monitor the usage of the Application
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues.

Links To Other Sites

Our Application may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the available Privacy information posted for every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

In accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, we do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from any users including those that may be under the age of 13.

Changes To This Privacy Statement

The Application will notify users if there are amendments to the Privacy Statement. Users will accept any updated privacy statements prior to use of the Application.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, please contact us by visiting this page on our website: https://vitalalabama.com/about-us/contact-information/